Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
, unrelated to the storm. keep your eye on hoip hoohio an florida. legal rumblings in terms of voter id and voting machines themselves and extended, not extended hours. hope that, does turn, just another legal mess like a few years ago. those two states will be ground zero. >> seeing, a third of the votes cast by early ballots. absentee ballots. 1.# million cast in ohio as well. so this thing. >> up to 40% of the country could have already voted. before today. that's encouraging. good for democracy in general. encouraging. >> could come down to new hampshire's four electoral volts. or ohio's 18. florida's 29. >> romney is making a play for that. doesn't get ohio. pennsylvania could equalize it. very interesting, the math. >> going back to pennsylvania and ohio today. just when you thought he was done. >> underscores how important that is. >> the facebook question this election day. >> we want to know when did you decide who you are voting for and did the final days of the season change your decision. log on to wnnfans.com. let us know. >> i will go vote after the show. with stay with ab
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
, to virginia. new hampshire to florida to ohio to colorado. wisconsin to ohio to iowa. you'll notice that's three ohios. >> hello, ohio. >> reporter: if he wins here, iowa and wisconsin, it's game over. but the polls are increasingly tight. and 55% of the public still thinks the nation is on the wrong track. >> stand tall, mr. president. god is with you. we are with you. >> reporter: he can use that help. the president's doing what he can to rev up his strongest supporters from 2008, with similar themes. >> over the last four years, the status quo in washington, they fought us every step of the way. what they're counting on now, is that you're going to be so tired of all the dysfunction, that you'll just give up. just walk away. >> reporter: he's making direct appeals, as well, on b.e.t., an ad with jay-z. >> what he represented to a nation of kids was hope. >> reporter: in florida, a spanish-language ad. on monday, he will do three events with bruce springsteen. and, bianna, i want to tell you about this lineup tomorrow. concord, new hampshire, with bill clinton. hollywood, florida, with
Nov 13, 2012 12:00am EST
. the votes from florida finally came in. saturday they cast their electoral votes for president obama and also declared philip phillips the winner of "american idol." they're slow. i'm surprised how slow they are. i know there are a lot of older people in florida but have you ever played bingo with old people? they're lightning fast. i used to go with my grandmother. i'd have one card i was focused on. she'd play 35 cards and you'd here o-75 and she'd be like bop, bop, bop, bop and reach over with her left hand and pow, right on mind and i'd sit there in shock. maybe they introduced a gambling element into voting it would go faster but in any case the election is finally over and now florida can get back to doing what it does best, which is -- what, eating early and driving slowly. mitt romney may have lost florida but has a supporter in indiana. eric hartsburg thought it a good idea to have the romney/ryan logo tattooed on his face. he'll feel stupid when he finds out about campaign buttals. lo even mike tyson was, that's a ridiculous tattoo. here's another angle. judging by the phot
Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
, florida. 80-year-old, 80, 80-year-old charles johnson. >> how old? >> asked for proof of his age, the policy at hooters. he didn't have any proof. >> i couldn't figure out why they wanted to id me. i haven't been ided since i was 35 years old. >> how old are you now? >> 80 years old. >> skjohnson asked for the manar and was told the policy is just that. the policy. he marched out. now johnson said he is never going back to hooters ever again. take that, hooters. >> oh, come on, man, you earned a beer. come on. come on. no matter what the age though, men always love hooters. the moral of the story. >> i just love wings. >> indeed, the wings. >> i knew what you were talking about. coming up a visit to twi-hard camp. >> what is driving hundreds of twilight saga fans to set up tents in downtown l.a.? we will take a look right after this. ♪ so where in the world >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol power and free. ll and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach.
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. he has to sweep the whole east coast, doesn't he, at the beginning of the night? florida, north carolina and new hampshire, as well? >> he has to sweep all the states that touch the atlantic ocean to have a chance in this race. and i think virginia will tell us a lot. it will tell us if this night ends early for mitt romney. or if we're in for a long night. virginia will tell us that. >> he still has to do well in the midwest. win either ohio or wisconsin. if we give that to president obama, where he's ahead. he's 5 votes short of the 270 electoral votes he needs. all that leaves is nevada, colorado or iowa. the president ahead or tied in all three of the states. >> that's the situation that mitt romney is in. he's got a very narrow path to an electoral college victory. he has to draw an inside straight in this campaign to win it today. he has to do all those things and the path is still narrow to win this. >> matthew dowd, we'll see you tonight. >>> and this year, whether it's tweeting, facebooking or never mind e-mailing, social media has shaped this campaign like never before
Nov 12, 2012 2:05am EST
, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fabreze plugables. a big, open space.e like i'm hanging the sheets on the line. and it smells really fresh, man. let's take your blindfold off. oh! [ both laugh ] super-weird! oh, is it febreze? yeah. ohh, how about that? febreze has anti-clogging technology that keeps it smelling fresh, even after 30 days. febreze. breat
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
for this at home stead miami speedway in south florida next sunday? >> just have to see. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> wow, jest gordon not backing down. here's his tweet. he said, i've reached my limit, tired of getting run into by clint bowyer, so are the other guys involved. >> ouch. >> that's racing. if you're not rubbing, you're not racing. you're not raffling, you might not be racing either. you never want to see it taken out on the track like that either. you don't want to see anybody put in harm's way. >> jeff gordon a friend of the show, when he's here, what a phenomenally nice guy. you know to get under his skin, something must have happened. >> you've got some stunning pictures out of venice? >> this time of year, it's getting regular this flooding in venice. still when you see hip-high water in vin thenice square, yo realize something's going on. there were incredible rains through central italy as well. unusually high tide that pushed all the water in. this is the sixth highest flood level that we've seen in the venice area since 1872.
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
. >> thanks, guys. >>> we're going to turn, now, to the story of a florida man who led a dangerous double-life for years. full-time janitor, part-time bank robber. abc's rob nelson has the details on how it all unraveled. >> reporter: he had the face of a gentle man. but behind that smile, a shocking decades-old secret. michael j. webb seemed to be a janitor at this l.a. fitness. working with a smile on his face, and a can-do attitude that seemed to charm baseball legend manny ramirez. when he wasn't at work, this was the webb that terrified tellers and police saw. >> convicted in other states. and served time in other states. he was arrested here in 1990. >> reporter: police say webb was the ex-con police once dubbed the counter jumper and the bandanna bandit. responsible for dozens of robberies. and making out with more than $100,000 in cash. a mint compared to his janitor salary. >> he went behind the counter. went by each tell and got money out of each drawer and left. >> reporter: webb's bank robbing streak ended in dramatic fashion november 2nd, after a heist gone wrong. he led poli